The following are selected speeches and testimony.
Speeches & Testimony
Foreign Policy & Academia: Is There A Causal Connection?
A presentation on the causal connection between foreign policy and academia. | Click the link below the view the presentation. | In the presentation, six topics will be discussed: 1. Ideas (can) matter 2. Bad ideas matter 3. Academic ideas influenced Obama's speeches 4. Historical analogy is methodology of choice 5. Expert knowledge is empowering 6. Other states/people get a vote.
Explaining the Causes and Consequences of Putin's Invasion of Ukraine | Michael McFaul
Defending U.S. Allies and Interests Against Russian Aggression in Eastern Europe
A New Cold War? Great Power Relations in the 21st Century
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Beyond Incrementalism: Restructuring & Reinvigorating Public Diplomacy
A presentation on how to engage in more effective public diplomacy. | Click the link below to view the presentation.
Promoting Global Democracy
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Посол США Майкл Макфол: я отдал госдеповские печеньки. Часть 1
U.S.-China Relations today. Lessons from the Cold War.
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House Foreign Affairs Holds Hearing on Kremlin Crimes Abroad
On Tuesday, July 7, at 2:00 p.m., the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment will hold a hearing on exposing and demanding accountability for Kremlin crimes abroad. The subcommittee will hear testimony from: Daniel Fried, the former State Department coordinator for sanctions policy; Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia; Kimberly Marten, the chair of the political science department at Barnard College; and Vladimir Kara-Murza, Chairman of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom.
Michael McFaul Testifies on Russian Threat to the U.S. Before House Committee on Foreign Affairs
The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment held a public hearing on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in response to a U.S. intelligence report that accused Russia of paying bounties to Taliban fighters to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan. The hearing, “Exposing and Demanding Accountability for Kremlin Crimes Abroad,” included testimony by Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia and Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.